(Jakarta, BAPETEN) Along with the increasing utilization of nuclear energy in the country, it is making the tasks and functions in carrying out surveillance by BAPETEN heavier. This is Because BAPETEN is the front guard which ensures that all forms of nuclear energy utilization in Indonesia is conducted by giving priority to the factors of safety, security and safeguards.
Providing insight to the community required the support of various parties, not exception is the media. Took place in Building A conference room, Tuesday (2 / 6), Head of BAPETEN, As Natio Lasman, who was accompanied by the Deputy for Licensing and Inspection, Martua Sinaga, received a visit by Gatra magazine reporter related to duties and functions of BAPETEN.
According to the Head of BAPETEN, supervisory functions that are now performed by BAPETEN are basically aimed to ensure the safety of workers, communities and the environment. “the inspection, both routine and sudden are done to determine if a license given is used as intended or not”, he explained.
”Monitoring system would consist the monitoring of radiation facilities and nuclear installations. The entire system of supervision conducted by BAPETEN always refers to the procedures issued by the IAEA. However, the most important thing is that the community should not be exposed to its negative impacts”, said Chief BAPETEN.
Therefore, BAPETEN continues coordinating with the police to conduct law enforcement for users who do not follow the rules. Users in the health sector such as hospitals, without exception must comply with existing regulations. If the rules are not implemented, then the first victim would be the patients. “All existing conditions have regulations and patients should never be harmed”, Deputy PI firm.